NEW YORK – Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel has been suspended for two games, without pay, for cross-checking Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid during NHL Game No. 797 in Boston on Tuesday, February 10, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 3:43 of the first period. Roussel was assessed a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and based on his average annual salary, Roussel will forfeit $21,505.38. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?catid=60&id=750376&lang=en